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2021-22 Enrollment

Round 1 Choice Enrollment opens on Tuesday, December 8.
Be sure to apply before the Round 1 window closes on Friday, January 15.

Please complete your application through EnrollJeffco. Through EnrollJeffco, you will be able to apply for choice enrollment for Deer Creek Middle School - STEM ProgramDeer Creek Middle School - Humanities Program, or both.  

For information about our pathways, please visit the STEM and Humanities Page

 

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For enrollment at Deer Creek for the 2021-22 school year, below are specific steps to take, based on your residency and program choice.

For families that live in the Deer Creek attendance area
(Stony Creek and Ute Meadows areas)

As resident families, 5th graders are guaranteed their choice of pathway in 6th grade at Deer Creek during the 1st round of choice enrollment because Deer Creek is their “home” school.

  1. Update contact information in JeffcoConnect before entering EnrollJeffco.
  2. Enter EnrollJeffco.org and log in.
  3. After a few introductory screens, you will reach the Welcome page.Select the student you wish to enroll at the bottom of the page by clicking Let’s Get Started.
  4. The Student Information page should be correct if you have updated JeffcoConnect, so select the Yes! button, then click Next to continue.(If the information is not correct, select the No button, then click Next, and you will be taken to JeffcoConnect to make the needed changes.)
  5. The Information page asks for contact information to be used throughout the enrollment process. Once completed, click Next to continue.
  6. The Intent to Enroll page is where you will start the pathway selection process.
    • For incoming 6th graders, the STEM pathway is the default.
    • To choose the STEM pathway, you’ll simply confirm that Deer Creek Middle School: STEM Program is your pathway choice by clicking the button that says Yes, My student will attend this school.
      • On the next page you will be asked to complete a short two-question survey. Click Next to continue.
      • The confirmation page will then show that your enrollment in STEM is complete.
    • To choose the Humanities pathway, you’ll see a message about going to the STEM pathway, so click the button that says No or I’m Not Sure
      • You will now be on the Enrollment Application page.
      • Enter “Deer Creek” in the Search by School Name bar.
      • Select Deer Creek Middle School: Humanities Program by checking the button in the Select column. Click Next to continue.
      • On the Enrollment Priorities page, you’ll be asked to identify any factors that would affect your lottery priority. Check any that apply, but as a resident applicant, you’ll be automatically be accepted to the Humanities pathway. Click Next to continue.
      • On the Application Summary page, read the information and add your initials. Click Submit to complete your application.

 

For families that live outside the Deer Creek attendance area 
(other areas in Jeffco or outside Jeffco)

  1. Update contact information in JeffcoConnect before entering EnrollJeffco.
  2. Enter EnrollJeffco.org and log in.
  3. After a few introductory screens, you will reach the Welcome page.Select the student you wish to enroll at the bottom of the page by clicking Let’s Get Started.
  4. The Student Information page should be correct if you have updated JeffcoConnect, so select the Yes! button, then click Next to continue.(If the information is not correct, select the No button, then click Next, and you will be taken to JeffcoConnect to make the needed changes.)
  5. The Information page asks for contact information to be used throughout the enrollment process. Once completed, click Next to continue.
  6. The Intent to Enroll page is where you will start the program selection process.
    • This page will ask you if you plan to attend your neighborhood middle school.
    • To begin an application to Deer Creek, click the button that says No or I’m Not Sure.
  7. You will now be on the Enrollment Application page:
    • Enter “Deer Creek” in the Search by School Name bar. Both Deer Creek pathways will appear – Humanities and STEM.
    • Select one or both programs by checking the buttons in the Select column. Click Next to continue. 
  8. On the Enrollment Priorities page, you’ll be asked to identify any factors that would affect your lottery priority. Enter any relevant information and click Next to continue. 
  9. On the Application Summary page, read the information and add your initials. Click Submit to complete your application.


For all families who reside outside the Deer Creek attendance area, applications received at any time during the Round 1 window are entered into a lottery, based on the following priorities established by Jeffco:

  1. Jeffco Resident with a currently enrolled sibling who will also be attending Deer Creek in 2021-22
  2. Child of a full-time staff member at Deer Creek
  3. Jeffco Resident and currently attending Stony Creek or Ute Meadows through choice-enrollment
  4. Any other Jeffco Resident
  5. Non-Jeffco Resident with a currently enrolled sibling who will also be attending Deer Creek in 2021-22
  6. Non-Jeffco Resident and currently attending Stony Creek or Ute Meadows through choice-enrollment
  7. Any other Non-Jeffco Resident

After January 15, Jeffco will process all choice enrollment applications and contact families with their status and information for next steps.

For more information, please visit the EnrollJeffco website.

 



Just moved to the Deer Creek area?

Find your Neighborhood School

If your student is currently enrolled in a Jeffco school, please call our office at 303-982-3820.

If your student is NOT Currently Enrolled in a Jeffco School:

  • Complete the online registration through Jeffco Connect
  • Bring to the school:
    • Student's Birth Certificate
    • Proof of Residence (current utility bill or signed lease/mortgage agreement)
    • Immunization records

Transportation

Jeffco busing is available to many families in the Ute Meadows and Stony Creek areas. To see if you are eligible for busing and to find the bus stop nearest your home, visit Jeffco's InfoFinder site.

For choice-enrolled students, we are pleased to partner with Schoolpool, a carpool networking system. Schoolpool is a service of Way to Go, a federally funded program of the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG). It's free and there is no obligation to participate. Using a secure website, parents register to find and contact other interested Deer Creek families in their area to set up carpools. For more information about the service, visit Schoolpool. Please contact the Deer Creek office to receive the enrollment code required to join our Schoolpool group.


 

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